The electronic press kit (EPK) for The Neverhood, a classic PC adventure game which was released back in 1996 as the first product from Steven Spielberg's Dreamworks Interactive. EPK includes making of, Spielberg interviews, much fascinating/unseen material. ( 2 reviews ) Topic: Dreamworks
This EPK for American publisher Accolade, noted for the Test Drive and Star Control series of games, dates from 1997, and covers both Test Drive 4 and Jack Nicklaus Golf 5, with simple in-game footage.
This look at the Virtual Eye Glasses hardware/software from 1995 shows a hardware overview, as well as software showcasing the hardware: Virtual Eye Glasses Flight Unlimited Ascent Locus Heretic Mech Warrior 2 ..all using the Eye Glasses hardware. This EPK is particularly interesting in its championing of then then popular 'virtual reality' phraseology, with 3D objects 'floating' out of the TV, and claims that the 'virtual reality' market will be a $6 billion business by 2000.
A more recent EPK, from Activision's E3 line-up for 1999, showcases the following games: A Bug's Life Battle Zone II Dark Reign 2 Heavy Gear II Space Invaders Star Trek Armada Star Trek Voyager Elite Force Tarzan for Game Boy Color Tony Hawk's Pro Skater Vampire the Masquerade: Redemption X-Men
This brief spot for 989/Sony's seminal MMORPG, EverQuest, dates from 1998, before the game's actual release, and shows some interesting in-game footage from pre-launch code. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Everquest, EPK, 989 Studios, Sony, MMORPG
An EPK dealing with the launch of Sony's PlayStation 2 console in 2000 - includes early footage of 'Gran Turismo 2000' (which turned into Gran Turismo 3), Tekken Tag Tournament, Kessen, Dark Cloud, and The Bouncer. ( 1 reviews )
This lengthy 1994 EPK from The Learning Company deals with educational PC title Reader Rabbit Interactive Reading Journey, and includes a tour of the CD-ROM software, billed as 'the complete learn to read program', as well as showing children using the software.
A guide to Hasbro Interactive's catalog in 1999 (shortly before they were bought by Infogrames/Atari), this set of footage includes contemporary console versions of: Pong Q*Bert Monopoly Scrabble Tonka Construction 2 Roller Coaster Tycoon
This E3 1996 electronic press kit (EPK) for the short-lived developer/publisher 7th Level Games includes a number of interesting titles, including the PC RTS Dominion (later released as Ion Storm's first game, after the guts of 7th Level were moved into that company.) Games shown include: Monty Python & the Quest for the Holy Grail Ace Ventura: The CD-ROM Game Dominion Cold Blooded Tracer
A 'making of' piece from FMV game developer Digital Pictures for the last three full-motion games they made for consoles: Corpse Killer, Slam City Featuring Scottie Pippen, and Supreme Warrior. ( 1 reviews )